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Wall Street Equity Research

September 02, 2010 08:44 ET

Analyst Study on Gannett and New York Times -- The End of an Era and the Start of a New Generation of E-Newspapers

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - September 2, 2010) - brings investors market knowledge on the aspects moving the publishing - newspapers stocks, and offers complete analytical research on companies like Gannett Co. (NYSE: GCI) and The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT). Register with today to gain full access to our complimentary research on these newspapers' stocks.

The newspaper industry is continuing its efforts to modernize and make itself less dependent upon print edition advertisements and subscriptions. Major newspapers are taking a variety of steps to offset the relatively recent decline of the iconic medium. is a specialized website where investors can have specific access to complimentary reports on publishing - newspapers industry; traders looking for analysis on Gannett Co., The New York Times Company and other players in the industry are welcomed to sign up for free at

Simply placing emphasis towards online editions was initially thought to be sufficient. However, losses continued to pile up and more drastic steps needed to be taken. Newspaper Publishers like Gannett Co. are simply cutting staff by as much as 9% to offset quickly narrowing profit margins. Employees that remain are seeing their job descriptions redefined to suit the new direction of newspapers. Investors can register today at to download the full report on Gannett Co.

Aside from cutting staff and redefining jobs, newspapers, under heavy pressure to change or fold, are venturing into completely new territories. Some are trying to latch on to the social network craze with recently announced tie-ins with Facebook and Twitter. At the beginning of this week, The New York Times Company featured a new addition to its Newspaper-owned web site the "Log In With Facebook." Others have begun employing their journalists to teach online courses to generate revenue. Entire departments are being devoted to formatting the paper for mobile devices. Investors can access free research on The New York Times Company now by signing up at

The major changes and business model shifts could save the industry or simply delay the inevitable. Despite the numerous obstacles, brand recognition, reliability and professionalism still work in the favor of big name newspapers and may yet propel them to e-success. Visit us at to understand the catalysts and forces driving or affecting companies in the publishing - newspapers industry.

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